WhatIsPublicHealth

The Kent State College of Public Health has programs designed to equip individuals to work in public health professions at several levels: The College of Public Health offers an 18-credit hour Certificate in Public Health that provides an introduction to the major public health disciplines to students and professionals interested in enhancing...

They work in labs to determine what causes certain diseases and to develop vaccines to protect us from them.  They educate people how to eat more nutritious foods, protect their children from toxic substances, and avoid safety hazards.  They analyze data to better understand how infectious diseases are spread.  They manage health care clinics...

College of Public Health

Public health is the science, art, and practice of protecting, and improving the health of the population.  Public health involves many different professions that all have one thing in common – they are focused on improving people’s health and protecting people from health risks.